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Information, seminars, grants and newsletter on myeloma.
International Myeloma Foundation
12650 Riverside Drive, Ste. 206
North Hollywood, CA 91607
Voice: 1-800-452-2873 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-4pm PST)
Information on breast health.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-877-465-6636 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-7pm, Fri., 9am-5pm CST)
Provides education and legal counseling to cancer patients (relative to a diagnosis) concerning managed care, discrimination, insurance and financial issues.
Voice: 1-800-532-5274 (Mon.-Thurs., 8am-8pm; Fri., 8:30am-7pm EST)
Studies family-linked cancer. Counseling, information on clinical trials, cancer and hereditary factors.
Voice: 1-800-648-8133 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm CST)
Helps cancer patients improve their appearance during treatment. Free workshops across the country.
Offers free professional housecleaning and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.
Cleaning For A Reason
P.O. Box 146
Lewisville, TX 75067
Active in the search to cure childhood cancer. Involved with research, care, public awareness and fundraising. Information and e-newsletter.
Voice: 1-800-458-6223 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:30pm EST)
Information and referral on various issues related to cancer treatment, services, literature, transportation, equipment, encouragement and support. English, Spanish and Chinese speaking.
Voice: (MULTILINGUAL) 1-800-227-2345 (24 hr.)
One-on-one support offered to cancer patients and their families undergoing cancer treatment from trained volunteers who have survived cancer themselves.
Voice: 1-877-467-3638 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm EST)
(Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST) * Provides custom hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children (under age 21) with long-term medical hair loss. Uses donated hair.
Locks of Love
234 Southern Blvd.
W. Palm Beach, FL 33405
Voice: 1-888-896-1588 (recorded information) (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST)
Information regarding familial cancers.
Information on the warning signs of cancer, diagnostic tests and family history. Sponsored by Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Voice: 1-800-682-7426 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Provides information about cancer and cancer-related resources to patients, the public and health professionals. Offers one-on-one smoking cessation counseling and literature. Free publications. Sponsored by National Cancer Institute.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-800-422-6237
Provides help to individuals with cancer.
Voice: 1-888-793-9355 (Mon.-Fri. 9am-8pm EST)
Provides educational materials and information on skin cancer and treatment.
Voice: 1-800-754-6490 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Free counseling for cancer patients and their families. Financial assistance, information and referrals, community and professional education. Teleconference programs. On-going telephone and in-person support groups.
Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-800-813-4673
Provides current medical information and counseling for cancer issues.
Voice: 1-800-525-3777 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm MST)
1-800-433-0464 (Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm CST) Networks persons with cancer and home volunteers with same type of cancer. Free books about cancer.
Voice: 1-800-433-0464 (Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm CST)
Provides information to women, their families and caregivers who are impacted by breast cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
354 West Lancaster Ave., Ste 224
Haverford, PA 19041
Voice: 1-888-753-5222 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-9pm EST)
Makes referrals to physicians who specialize in the treatment of gynecological cancer. Brochures, literature and online resources.
Offers educational materials, online videos, workshops, and one-on-one networking with other men, whose loved one has breast cancer. Conducts National Male Caregivers Conference and regional training workshops.
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
1311 Mmaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
Provides general cancer resource information. Supports leading-edge research aimed at developing immunologic methods of preventing, treating and curing cancer.
Voice: 1-800-992-2623 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Matches cancer patients with others with exact diagnosis for support.
Voice: 1-800-345-6324 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm CST)
Dedicated to advancing and supporting laboratory and clinical research that promotes the development of new therapies and techniques for early detection, screening and treatment of ovarian cancer. Educational outreach, public awareness projects, including videos and resource materials available.
Voice: 1-800-873-9569 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm EST)
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